1494 - 1556

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Mahammad bin Suleyman (Classical Azerbaijani: محمد سليمان اوغلی‎ Məhəmməd Süleyman oğlu), better known by his pen name Fuzuli (Azerbaijani: فضولی‎ Füzuli; c. 1494 – 1556), was an Azerbaijani, of the Bayat tribes of Oghuz, poet, writer and thinker. Often considered one of the greatest contributors to the divan tradition of Azerbaijani literature, Fuzuli in fact wrote his collected poems (divan) in three different languages: in his native Azerbaijani, Arabic and Persian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fuzûlî has received more than 116,448 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Fuzûlî is the 270th most popular writer (up from 273rd in 2019), the 22nd most popular biography from Iraq (down from 21st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Iraqi Writer.

Fuzûlî is most famous for his love poetry.

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Among writers, Fuzûlî ranks 270 out of 5,794Before him are Taras Shevchenko, Marcus Terentius Varro, Mario Puzo, Antonin Artaud, Shota Rustaveli, and Amos Oz. After him are Carlos Castaneda, Friedrich Hölderlin, Peter Drucker, William Wordsworth, Adam Mickiewicz, and Paul Valéry.

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Among people born in 1494, Fuzûlî ranks 4Before him are Suleiman the Magnificent, Francis I of France, and François Rabelais. After him are Georgius Agricola, Pontormo, Bona Sforza, Jean Parisot de Valette, Rosso Fiorentino, Lucas van Leyden, Leo Africanus, and Hans Sachs. Among people deceased in 1556, Fuzûlî ranks 2Before him is Ignatius of Loyola. After him are Pietro Aretino, Humayun, Lorenzo Lotto, Thomas Cranmer, Saitō Dōsan, Martin Agricola, Frederick II, Elector Palatine, Maximus the Greek, Richard Chancellor, and Hemu.

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In Iraq

Among people born in Iraq, Fuzûlî ranks 22 out of 300Before him are Nebuchadnezzar I (-1200), Zaha Hadid (1950), Sennacherib (-740), Belshazzar (-600), Sargon II (-750), and Al-Ma'mun (786). After him are Nur ad-Din (1116), Muhammad al-Mahdi (869), Al-Masudi (896), Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin (659), Idris (-3500), and Jalal Talabani (1933).

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Among WRITERS In Iraq

Among writers born in Iraq, Fuzûlî ranks 2Before him are Ahmad ibn Hanbal (780). After him are Al-Masudi (896), Enheduanna (-2300), Ahmad ibn Fadlan (900), Berossus (-400), Ibn al-Jawzi (1116), Al-Mutanabbi (915), Ibn Khallikan (1211), Ibn al-Nadim (1000), Ibn Sirin (653), and Al-Khalil ibn Ahmad al-Farahidi (718).